Category Archives: Portland

High Point…


We arrived in High Point Wednesday afternoon, after spending the morning poking around Asheville.  A late breakfast at Tupelo Honey Café was one of the highlights; Eggs Betty is their version of a Benedict, and it was sensational.  Two perfectly … Continue reading

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On the road again…


Last year, we headed out on our epic road trip on January 1st – the western New Year’s Day.  This year, we headed out on the first day of the Chinese New Year. The year of the Dragon… So – … Continue reading

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Tumbleweeds at rest…


Max is sleeping by my side, Tumbleweed is parked on the street, the rest of us just had a fabulous dinner. Cindy made veggie burgers from leftover Ethiopian Chickpea Stew, roasted broccoli, and salad. The broccoli and salad were NOT … Continue reading

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Scratch!


latté… bagels… at long last. Cindy and I went to Scratch Baking Co in South Portland this morning for my favorite bagels ever… Those of you who have been following the blog for most of the trip will remember that … Continue reading

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Turning back the clock…


…on Spring. The more north and east we drove, the less Spring there was. I really felt like I was resetting the clock on Spring! South Deerfield and surrounds had beautiful forsythia, hyacinth, and tulips, some trees with baby green … Continue reading

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On the road again…


It was bittersweet leaving Portland this morning. I will miss being with my “homegirl,” Diana, her sweet dog Puszca, and her wonderful partner, Jim. They made my almost two-week respite so wonderful, taking Max and me into their home with … Continue reading

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You can’t leave yet!


I thought I was going to leave today (Wednesday, March 9th), but yesterday afternoon turned absolutely glorious here in Portland, Oregon. Mild air, sunshine: spring was definitely “in the air.” In the morning, Diana was out and I took both … Continue reading

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